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Combine Solicitation - 70-- Graphics Printer/Plotter

January 20, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 17-JAN-14

Office Address: Department of the Army; FedBid; -- for Department of Army procurements only; USPFO for Kentucky, Frankfort, KY 40601

Subject: 70-- Graphics Printer/Plotter

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: 0010454018

Contact: Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email:;

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance (address): Frankfort, KY 40601

Place of Performance (zipcode): 40601-6192

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Department of the Army

FedBid -- for Department of Army procurements only

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.The solicitation number is 0010454018 and is issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein.The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-72. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334118 with a small business size standard of 1,000.00 employees.This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids.The solicitation pricing on will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2014-01-22 13:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at Destination shall be Frankfort, KY 40601 The National Guard - Kentucky requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: Mutoh ValueJet 1204 48 or like item that meets or exceeds the following characteristics: Print Method: Drop-on-Demand Inkjet Head Height Adjustment: 1.5, 2.3 mm with maximum media thickness of 1 mm Resolution Options: At least 1440dpi, 720dpi, and 540dpi Print Mode Options: 9 modes (resolutions, passes, and carriage speed) Print Control Options: Media microstep adjust, origin reset, automatic head cleaning, dry time interval between copies Heater/Dryer: Individually controlled pre. platen, and post heaters Ink Reservoir Capacity: 220ml per color with 4 ink reservoirs Available Ink Options: Eco-Solvent Ultra ink. No lamination required in normal applications. Heavy duty applications, such as car wraps, floor graphics, etc., require lamination. User Panel: LCD Display 4 line x 20 character with LED backlight Standard Data Interface: 100Base-TX Fast Ethernet NIC and IEEE 1284 ECP Parallel Media Handling: Sheet, front feed/front exit roll, rear feed/front exit Roll Media Specifications: 3" core, 42 lbs Print Speed: Banner 2 Mode (540 x 720, 6 pass, bidirectional, wave-off) 100+ sf/hr; Graphics 2 Mode (720x720, 8 pass, bidirectional, wave-on) 70 sf/hr; Quality 4 Mode (720x720, 8 pass, bidirectional, wave-on) 55 sf/hr; 6 other modes available Max. Media Width: 51.2" Max. Print Width: 48" (unidirectional) Warranty: 1 year on site printer, parts & labor; 6 months or 2 billion droplets on the print heads, whichever comes first, 2, EA; " token=%3D%3DwBKxmaVGYR9yfM2D6c5xu%2FQAAAAAHeAAgAgTFCGg%2FFzzqQbJAAyVXBA0Or"Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, National Guard - Kentucky intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, FedBid, Inc. FedBid has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. National Guard - Kentucky is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids.All responsible Offerors that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on that are not currently registered to use should proceed to to complete their free registration. Offerors that require special considerations or assistance may contact the FedBid Helpdesk at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or via email at Offerors may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive process.Should offerors require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or FedBid at 877-9FEDBID (877-933-3243) or of FedBid: Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through FedBid in compliance with the FedBid Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy. Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination. This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clauses may be accessed electronically at


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